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Beaumaris lifeboat investigate yacht anchored for 5 days with no one seen aboard

Lifeboats News Release

A request was received from the U.K. Coastguard at Holyhead for the lifeboat to launch to ensure all was well aboard a small yacht that had been anchored for five days and no crew had been seen aboard.

Beaumaris Inshore Lifeboat Annette Mary Liddington

RNLI/ D Burke

Beaumaris Inshore Lifeboat Annette Mary Liddington

Following the request the volunteer crew launched the Beaumaris Lifeboat Annette Mary Liddinton at 11.05 am and proceeded to the yacht located near Abermenai point.

Once on scene that discovered the boat had a sole occupant aboard and fortunately he was safe and well not being in need of any assistance. This information was relayed the U.K. Coastguard , who released the lifeboat to return to station.

The lifeboat returned to Beaumaris at 12.30.pm being refuelled, washed down and ready for her next service call by 1.05 pm.

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